Emel Türker-Van der Heiden

Senior Lecturer - Middle East Studies
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Phone +47 22857735
Room 384 PAM
Visiting address Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 P. A. Munchs hus 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1010 Blindern 0315 OSLO


  • Graduated from Ankara College in 1984
  • BA in English Linguistics, Hacettepe University in 1989
  • MA in Linguistics, University of Oslo in 1993
  • Research fellow, University of Oslo 1995-1999
  • Guest researcher at Tilburg University, The Netherlands in 1996 and at the University of South Carolina USA in 1997
  • Dr.of Arts in Linguistics, University of Oslo in 2000
  • Post Doc. fellow, University of Oslo from 2002- 2006
  • Lecturer in Turkish, at the Oslo University College 2007-2008
  • Researcher at Skådalen kompetansesenter, later at Bredtvet kompetansesenter Dept. for Specific Language impairments Statped Sørøst, since 2009-2018
  • Senior lecturer (Associate Prof.) in Turkish, UiO since 2008 and current (Lecturer in Turkish (UiO 1993-2008)
  • Researcher and Core Group member at MultiLing, ILN, UiO 2013-2018

Teaching and tutoring

Special fields

  • Modern Turkish Language
  • Turkish Linguistics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Bilingualism
  • Codeswitching
  • Turkish in Norway-Turkish as a Heritage language

Research projects

  • Completed in 2006: Post doc. project: "Language use in a bilingual setting. Towards a language shift?"
Tags: Turkish, Linguistics, Middle East, Sociolinguistics, Multilingualism, Codeswitching, CIMS
Published June 24, 2010 12:37 PM - Last modified Sep. 28, 2021 4:28 PM